Laura Bajurny

Knowledge Manager - Policy & Advocacy at Alcohol and Drug Foundation

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Laura joined the Alcohol and Drug Foundation in 2016 after completing her Masters in Social Policy at the University of Melbourne.

Passionate about reducing the stigma and discrimination experienced by many people who use drugs, she believes the media plays a vital role in educating the community and framing the issues around drugs and drug use.

Laura has researched and written on wide range of topics in the alcohol and other drug field as well as provided expert commentary for a variety of media outlets.

Qualifications
  • MSocPolicy University of Melbourne
  • BA, GCertArts,
Topics
  • Suicide
  • Suicide prevention
  • Alcohol & other drugs
  • Alcohol and drug related harm
  • Cannabis
  • Drug use and mental ill-health
  • Methamphetamine (ICE)
  • Policy
  • Stigma
  • COVID-19
Industries
  • Workforce
  • Regional and remote communities
  • Lived experience
  • Emergency services
  • Media
  • Medical
Demographics
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Men
  • Women
  • Older persons
  • Clinicians
  • Carers
  • LGBTIQ+ people

Recent Published Work

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